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"We knew from the beginning how critical it was to have our own publication, to set forth our agenda for urge change, to use the pen alongside the sword," writes David Hilliard in the preface to this stunning collection of pages from the original groundbreaking editions of the Black Panther Party's official news organ and original essays by Hilliard, Elaine Br ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 6th 2007 by Atria Books
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Jan 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Reprints the old BPP Newspapers. Beautiful Layout and Art. Fascinating to read what was written at the time.
An incredible collection of prints from the Black Panther Party Intercommunal News Service that existed from 1967-1980. I was astounded to learn that the INS put out newspapers equalling to over 12,000 pages!! So 12,000 pages of Black Panther Party ideology. Incredible.

Of course you don't get all of that here, but this is an incredibly-detailed outline of some of the most important events that occurred in the history of the BPP, as well as some of the lesser-known events; if you really want a c
Feb 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great read especially if you want to know more about the Black Panther official newspaper.

Spicy T AKA Mr. Tea
This was a pretty interesting look at the Black Panther Party through the lens of its newspaper. What was true then, doesn't seem to have changed much today. As an independent journalist, I really appreciated looking through excerpts of the paper. One of my complaints with this book was that only a few pages of specific editions of the paper were published. I'd be reading a pretty interesting article written by someone in the party, turn the page, and--boom--a new
edition. My second beef is not w
Billy Brooks
Dec 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: panther-stuff
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